An early morning house fire is believed to have killed nine members of an 11-member Kentucky family, including several children, a county coroner said.
Five bodies have been recovered from the rural home in Greenville, where a couple and nine children -- ranging in age from 4 to 15 -- lived, Muhlenberg County Coroner Tony Armour said. Four others are presumed dead.
Two people -- the children's father, Chad J. Watson, 36, and an 11-year-old child -- were taken to a Nashville, Tennessee, hospital with severe burns, Armour said.
GREENVILLE, KY. – A fire official says authorities believe as many as nine people have been killed in a house fire in western Kentucky.
Greenville Assistant Fire Chief Roger Chandler says 11 people lived at the home in Muhlenberg County, and two were flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., for treatment.
Chandler said the blaze was reported at 2 a.m. CST Thursday, and crews were still at the scene four hours later.
Greenville is about 130 miles southwest of Louisville